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Anne Thornley-Brown

6 Ways to Use GoPro at Your Events

GoPro helmet-mounted cameras have been around since by Nicholas Woodman invented them in 2004. They've made him a billionaire. Even though they are a perfect fit for the events industry, they are underutilized by event planners, who can use them to

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CSR Initiatives: 4 Ways to Give Back at Corporate Events

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a huge and growing trend. Organizations are recognizing the importance of giving back to the destinations where they generate income and the places they travel for corporate events. Well-designed CSR

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Jamaica’s Fabulous Eco-Tourism Experiences

The next time you plan a meeting or retreat in Jamaica, guests will welcome the opportunity to go off the beaten track. Here are five unique ecotourism experiences that will give them an opportunity to explore. Explore the Cockpit Country The

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5 Wonderful Winter Festivals in Montreal

Some destinations have figured out how to truly celebrate winter and Montreal is the perfect example. Throughout the winter, Montreal offers a variety of activities and festivals that visitors and residents can enjoy together. It’s one of the reasons

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Managing Last-Minute Participant Cancellations

No matter how carefully meeting and event planners prepare for meetings, conferences, and events, last-minute cancellations are often unavoidable. They happen for a number of reasons: accidents, illness, flight delays resulting in missed flight

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Outdoor Meetings: Some Practical Considerations

Outdoor meetings are the perfect opportunity to take participants out of their routine, stimulate brainstorming and foster out-of-the-box thinking. But planning outdoor meetings is not exactly the same as planning outdoor events.While some of the

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10 Helpful Hints for Your Hospitality Desk

Hospitality desks can add tremendous value for corporate event and meeting attendees. A hospitality desk can be: a place for guests to receive a welcome drink, moist towel, welcome amenities, and information packages upon arrival a central

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Accessibility Guidelines Around the World

As event planners design meetings and events, it's important to ensure compliance with all accessibility regulations in the jurisdictions where they are having their meetings. Even if a particular destination does not have legislation, referring to

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Bespoke Events and Experiences Essential in Internet Age

In the past, many clients arranged and paid for group excursions for foreign retreats and incentive trips. The benefit of this approach is that shared experiences can be a time of bonding. The downside is that no matter what group activity is

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